Respite Care

Updated 19 June 2018

Being a caregiver is a rewarding and demanding role but it’s just as important to take good care of yourself too. Eating well, getting exercise, taking breaks, and monitoring your emotional well-being is essential. It’s important to recognize your needs even when your loved one is the focus of your attention. Respite care lets you to disengage for a few hours or a few days to rest and recharge.

How Respite Care Helps

At Visiting Angels, we match your loved one with one of our friendly and compassionate caregivers. Our “Angel” caregivers can be there a few hours a day or several times a week to provide you with time to run errands, go to work, take a vacation, or rest and recharge.

You can be assured that our Angel will put your loved one at ease with friendly & engaging conversation. And if you choose to, our caregivers can help with dressing & bathing, stand-by or transfer assistance, and simple chores & meal preparation. Visiting Angels care makes it easy for your loved one to look forward to our Angel visits and can relieve the anxiety or guilt you may feel by stepping away for a few hours.

Getting Started with Respite Care is Easy

Getting started is as easy as calling 651.653.0110. We will match you with a caregiver who can provide the help your loved one needs. Respite care is provided for the duration, frequency, and scope of care that best meets your needs. And if your loved one needs additional care in the future, we can expand our role to include companion care, personal care, or even care for Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Visiting Angels Twin Cities East Metro is your care giving partner! Call us at 651.653.0110 to get started with your FREE in home consultation.

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.